Long term improved quality of life by a 2-week group physical and educational intervention shortly after breast cancer chemotherapy completion. Results of the 'Programme of Accompanying women after breast Cancer treatment completion in Thermal resorts' (PACThe) randomised clinical trial of 251 patie

@article{Kwiatkowski2013LongTI,
  title={Long term improved quality of life by a 2-week group physical and educational intervention shortly after breast cancer chemotherapy completion. Results of the 'Programme of Accompanying women after breast Cancer treatment completion in Thermal resorts' (PACThe) randomised clinical trial of 251 patie},
  author={Fabrice Kwiatkowski and Marie Ange Mouret-Reynier and Martine Duclos and Anne L{\'e}ger-Enreille and François Bridon and Theodore Hahn and Isabelle Van Praagh-Doreau and Armelle Travade and M. Gironde and Olivier Bezy and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Lecadet and M P Vasson and Sylvie Jouvency and Sylvain Cardinaud and C. F. Roques and Y J Bignon},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2013},
  volume={49 7},
  pages={1530-8}
}
BACKGROUND Quality of life (QoL) after breast cancer is nowadays a major challenge. Complementary interventions are necessary because of frequent depression symptoms after treatment and also to favour return to activity. Besides, radio-chemotherapy has side-effects like weight gain and fatigue. Several strategies including group behavioural-educational interventions, physical training and/or dietary education, have been tested to answer these difficulties with moderate success in the long run… CONTINUE READING
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